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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.  

Req Id : 10641 

Job Title : Design-Build Project Manager  


Business Unit Sector : SPC-GOV-FEDERAL SE 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Divisional Statement

The Black & Veatch Federal Business is grounded in history and designing the future. We have 100+ years of experience supporting the Federal government and are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals. Our vision is to be the greatest infrastructure solutions provider achieving brand recognition by delivering top tier planning, design, construction and integrated services to the Federal government. 

Job Summary

Responsible for the successful execution of design services where Black and Veatch is the Designer of Record in Design Build procured projects or programs, supporting an external or internal construction entity (General Contractor/ Construction Manager). Primary areas of focus include execution of quality deliverables, maintaining overall client service, meeting key financial performance metrics throughout duration of execution, planning, scheduling, contractual compliance, and safety.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manages risk on design build procured projects across all phases of the project life cycle (proposal through construction administrative services).
  • Candidates should have D/B experience in the following building types: Mission Critical facilities, hangars, maintenance, administration facilities, and/or support facilities.
  • Develops and manages project workplans and budgets.


Management Responsibilities

  • Manages in-house multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Candidate must have the ability of managing multiple client/ users/ stakeholders simultaneously.
  • Obtains new/repeat business on design/build projects; supports contract negotiations with clients. 
  • Mentors staff at all levels.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree.


All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Qualified candidates should be a Registered Architect or Professional Engineer.

PMP Certification preferred, but not required.

DBIA Certification preferred, but not required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 15 years relevant experience in project management
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering or Architecture. 
  • Design Build experience with NAVFAC, USACE, and/or AF.  Additional federal civilian agency experience preferred.
  • Experience managing design build projects/ programs as the Designer of Record
  • Ability of understanding project SOW, fee proposal development, and design and construction schedules.
  • Exceptional client development skillsets.
  • Firm understanding and background in the QA/QC process.
Team Leadership
Cultivates innovation
Builds effective teams
Communicates effectively
Customer focus
Drives results
Financial acumen
Manages complexity
Organizational savvy
Strategic mindset
Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

Job Family
Project Management

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